Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) welcomes new board member Yolanda Valencia and congratulates the Officers of the JCS Board of Directors: Jonathan Raiffe, Board Chair; Scott Singer, Chair-Elect; Mitch Morris, Vice-Chair; Gil Bonwitt, Treasurer; and Liliane Fuhrman, Secretary.
MIAMI, Nov. 2, 2021 – Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) is pleased to announce new JCS Board Member Yolanda Valencia, and congratulates the Officers of the JCS Board of Directors: Jonathan Raiffe, Board Chair; Scott Singer, Chair-Elect; Mitch Morris, Vice-Chair; Gil Bonwitt, Treasurer; and Liliane Fuhrman, Secretary.
As Head of Human Resources and Corporate Philanthropy for Galleria Farms, Yolanda Valencia has a deep and caring interest in enhancing opportunities and quality of life for children, seniors, and veterans. Additionally, Yolanda is a community philanthropist with a long and distinguished record of advocacy for social services. Among her many civic and community-minded activities, she served as a member of the former Switchboard of Miami that is now recognized and known as JCS’ 211 Miami.
Scott Singer, the incoming Chair-Elect has been involved with the JCS Board as a Board member, Executive Committee member, as well as Secretary, and Treasurer. He is President of Insider Career Strategies LLC, a career advisory and outplacement services firm. Prior to this, he worked in the area of human resources with corporations such as Bacardi and Burger King.
“Yolanda’s passion for philanthropy, strategic business expertise and caring heart will bring a fresh perspective to our Board as we continue to provide essential services in support of our clients in our vibrant and diverse South Florida community,” said Jonathan Raiffe, who serves as the current JCS Board Chair. “Scott’s strong leadership and personal skills have guided JCS for over a decade. I am excited that he will continue to provide his time and energy to support our JCS mission and values.”
About Jewish Community Services of South Florida:
Since 1920, Jewish Community Services of South Florida has remained true to its original mission of providing a resilient safety net of health and social services through a broad array of programs that help people stay healthy and productive. By partnering with our funding agencies, sister organizations and local leaders, JCS continuously strengthens and solidifies its engagement and impact. Our professional team continues to offer a beacon of healing and hope as it addresses the many layered needs of residents of our diverse and vibrant community.
If you or someone you know needs help or support, please call 211, our 24/7/365 Lifeline and Information & Referral service. We are here for you. Learn more at https://jcsfl.org/.